Item# US61270

ORIGINAL Loose Powder Foundation SPF 15

Mineral Powder Foundation with SPF


Installments by available on orders $35 - $1000

The original clean, skin-improving loose mineral foundation that delivers lightweight, buildable coverage and a natural luminous finish. Read more

Size: Large (8 g / 0.28 Oz.)

Additional Information

What it is:


ORIGINAL Loose Mineral Foundation SPF 15 is the iconic mineral makeup that started the clean beauty revolution in 1995. Formulated with just 5 clean mineral ingredients — and without any unnecessary additives, binders, fillers or talc — it's MAKEUP SO PURE AND CLEAN YOU CAN SLEEP IN IT.



This skin-loving, vegan formula cares as it covers, promoting clearer, healthier-looking skin over time. Customize your coverage from sheer to full with this effortlessly buildable formula that wears all day without clogging pores, causing breakouts or settling into fine lines.

That’s why it’s is the #1 mineral foundation in the U.S.* Available in 30 shades that flatter every skin type and tone, it's makeup with a no-makeup look and feel.



With mineral-based, non-chemical Broad Spectrum SPF 15, ORIGINAL Foundation also protects from damaging UVA/UVB rays. Unlike chemical sunscreens that absorb UV rays, mineral-based sunscreens work to immediately block UV rays from absorbing into the skin. Containing the active minerals Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide, mineral-based sunscreens provide physical protection from the sun.



When you use our signature SWIRL, TAP, BUFF application method, the mineral pigments warm up and transform from powder to a silky cream that blends seamlessly onto your skin. Easy to use, this weightless mineral foundation gives you natural-looking coverage that never looks cakey.

Our online Foundation Shade Finder makes it easy to choose your shade. You can also stop by a bareMinerals boutique for a free Shade Matching consultation.




Why you’ll love it:


Based on a 1-week U.S. consumer study of 106 people - 95% agreed this foundation reduced the appearance of flaws and imperfections - 99% agreed this foundation doesn’t dry out their skin


Based on a 6-week U.S. clinical study of 29 people - People saw a 46% increase in clearer looking skin - Promotes clearer, healthier-looking skin over time


  • • Minimizes the appearance of pores and imperfections
  • • Protects with Broad Spectrum SPF 15 non-chemical, mineral-based sun protection
  • • All-day wear
  • • Dermatologist-tested
  • • Non-comedogenic: will not clog pores or contribute to breakouts
  • • Non-acnegenic
  • • Hypoallergenic
  • • Cruelty-free and vegan
  • • Free of talc, gluten, synthetic fragrance, PEGs and more
Vegan Friendly
Gluten Free
Bare Guaranteed

Our team suggests:

SWIRL, TAP, BUFF® Our signature application method will give you buildable, seamless, natural-looking coverage! We recommend applying with our [ Beautiful Finish Brush], which deposits the ideal amount of minerals and fits perfectly into the cap. Step 1: SWIRL a small amount of foundation in the cap until it disappears into the brush. Step 2: TAP away any excess. Step 3: BUFF onto your skin in circular motions. This activates the minerals and transforms them from a powder to a silky cream. Repeat until you’ve achieved the coverage you want, from sheer to full. Click, Lock, Go™ Sifter Instructions 1. FOR FIRST TIME USE: Remove the clear tab inside to toss away. (Sifter is now in open position.) 2. Dispense product inside lid and begin “Swirl, Tap, Buff®” application. 3. When finished, grab the outer ridges of the sifter and turn to the right until it clicks. (The click indicates the sifter is in closed position.)* 4. Close jar lid. 5. FOR CONTINUED USE: Open jar lid and turn the sifter to the left until it clicks into open position. *To stop the flow of product, always close the sifter prior to placing jar lid back on.

What’s inside:

What’s inside:
- Titanium Dioxide & Zinc Oxide: Provide non-chemical, mineral-based sunscreen protection - Mica & Bismuth Oxychloride: Provide a luminous finish with a silky, soft-skin feel - Iron Oxides: Clean, mineral-based pigments for natural-looking color and coverage

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Titanium dioxide 25% , Zinc oxide 20% INACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Bismuth oxychloride, titanium dioxide, mica, iron oxide


  • I currently wear the Original Foundation in Warm Dark 26. Love the foundation but need to go a shade lighter. Any suggestions?

    Asked by: JazzieDuck
    Theres no such shade sable 21 in the original. Next shade lighter is neutral tan.
    Answered by: Neutral tan original
    Date published: 2020-09-09

    I use 9.5 flax in bare pro so what color in original loose foundation would I use?

    Asked by: Susan10
    Hi Susan10, We recommend trying Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Light Beige 09.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-09-03

    Help choosing a Loose Powder Foundation color? I think that I'm between Med Beige (12) & Golden Nude (16).The Med Beige seems a bit too light & the Golden Nude is a closer match, just a bit orangey.I've been mixing them: more Med Beige to Golden Nude.

    Asked by: tao04
    Hi tao04, We suggest trying bareMinerals Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Neutral Medium 15 or Golden Tan 20.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-09-03

    Hi I wear Aspen 04 in the barepro. What color would I be for the loose powder?

    Asked by: steph12345
    Hi steph12345, We recommend Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Fair Ivory 02.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-28

    I went to Ulta and was told I should use Medium 12 which I thought was slightly dark for me. The quiz says I should go with Medium Soft 11. Are they extremely different or is the difference in the two shades subtle?

    Asked by: TLTalbot
    Hi TLTalbot, Soft Medium 11 is ideal for light skin with cool to neutral undertones & Medium 10 is ideal for medium skin with cool undertones. We think you should trust your best judgement and choose the shade you think will work best for you!
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-28

    Hi, if I wear spice 08 in the gel moisturiser which shade would I be for the loose foundation? 

    Asked by: NishPP
    Hi NishPP, We suggest Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Tan Nude 17.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-24

    If I wear warm natural 12 in barepro what would my shade be the the loose foundation?

    Asked by: Sheri13
    Hi Sheri13, We think you should try Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Medium Beige 12.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-17

    Are all Bare Minerals products oil free?

    Asked by: Speedster9110
    Hi Speedster9110, We suggest search our website based on the product and specific shade you're interested in and then select the Benefits or Ingredients tab for specific product information.
    Answered by: Customer Service Team
    Date published: 2020-08-14
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